Some folks look out on the world, and all they see are the differences between people, the things that set us apart. "Mudbound" is a hymn to what we all share — the human struggle, the mutual desire…
A year ago, "Manchester by the Sea" debuted on the first Saturday of Sundance 2016. That same magic must have rubbed off on Dee Rees' "Mudbound," an operatic drama about two families set in 1940s…
PARK CITY — It's hard to imagine a time when the issues of race and class have been more ripe in America and, not surprisingly, a film that delves deeply into both subjects has attracted considerable…
Queen Latifah delivers a fierce performance in "Bessie," the upcoming HBO biopic about blues legend Bessie Smith. The character is prone to sudden outbursts of violence — slapping and smacking and…
FX is developing a limited historical drama series with writer-director Dee Rees and Shondaland based on Isabel Wilkerson’s 2010 book “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great…
It was a night full of joy and reveling for the cast of HBO Films’ biopic “Bessie” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday. The evening’s red carpet premiere marked the end of the…
DGA prexy Paris Barclay takes a backseat to no writer as he puts his profession's best foot forward.
Veteran indie producers Cassian Elwes and Robert Ogden Barnum have announced new financing shingle e2b Capital. Duo will serve as co-heads of the Los Angeles-based company, which is already at work…
NYU's Tisch School of the Arts has been sponsoring the Utah fest for two decades.
Crowdfunders may finally reap fiscal rewards from a movie they help finance as equity versions of sites such as Kickstarter gear up to launch next year. But one hurdle remains: The process isn't…
On paper, Dee Rees felt her directorial debut "Pariah," which tells the story of an African-American teenager coming to terms with her homosexuality, was a can't-miss investment.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History